(one synonym : Erosia instabilata Walker, 1866)
EPIPLEMINAE , URANIIDAE , URANIOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species have a complex pattern, of shades of brown on each wing, with a ragged white inner margin to each forewing and to the costa of each hindwing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in :
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 214.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 23 (1861), p. 853, No. 41.
(updated 6 March 2013)